May 2020 Commencement: Online Commencement

Today is a day to celebrate someone very special to us, YOU and all of your family and friends! Join us as we celebrate our graduating class (students who were scheduled to participate in the May 9th, in-person ceremony) through our online commencement. Although commencement looks a lot different this time, we welcome you to join us online. So, gather your family, friends and pets, as we experience this once-in-a-lifetime celebration. #MemphisGrad2020

Social Media

  • Tag us in your celebrations! We want to see all the ways you are celebrating, so use this semester’s hashtag #MemphisGrad2020
    • Twitter: UoMCommencement
    • Instagram: uomemphisgrad
    • Facebook: UofMCommencement

Gowns, hoods, diploma covers and honor cords are unavailable due to production halts as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are not able to release these items at this time, but as soon as we can, we will send out details. 

 Spring 2020 Commencement At a Glance:

  •  The total number of degrees and certificates is 2,592, the largest graduating class on record;
  • Sixteen undergraduates who have attained a perfect 4.0 GPA during their undergraduate studies, the highest on record for one semester;
  • A record number of doctoral degrees will be awarded – 109;
  • Almost 900 students earned academic honors distinction – summa, magna or cum laude;
  • Thirty-eight military veterans will graduate.
  • Graduates represent 42 states and 32 countries.
  • Thirty-four percent  of graduates have identified as first-generation.